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(Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) and Lamar Smith (TX-21) introduced legislation in the House today that would help ensure victims of domestic violence and sexual assault receive protection from eviction and have legal access to housing. According to a National Law Center on Poverty & Homelessness survey of social service providers […]

Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement on Equal Pay Day, which marks how far into 2017 that the average woman must work just to earn the same wages the average man earned in 2016: “Today is Equal Pay Day, one of the most disturbing dates on the calendar. […]

WASHINGTON D.C. – Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement regarding the failure of the Trumpcare bill after Republicans pulled it from consideration to avoid defeat: “America’s seniors, women, children and families scored a major victory today. Trumpcare was a horrible bill from the start, and was only made worse the more it […]

WASHINGTON D.C. – Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement regarding the Congressional Budget Office’s estimate of the impacts of the House Republicans’ bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act: “Yanking insurance coverage from 14 million people and leaving them uninsured next year would be ruthless and cruel. But that’s exactly what the […]

WASHINGTON D.C. – Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement regarding the Republican’s long-awaited health care plan: “The Republican repeal plan unveiled last night assaults nearly every segment of America who relies on health care. It would mean less coverage and higher costs for millions of working families, while older Americans would face […]

WASHINGTON D.C. — U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement on reports that President Trump was considering the elimination of the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism: “How is anyone supposed to believe that President Trump truly cares about the rise in anti-Semitism? Every week brings new and shocking indifference coming […]

WASHINGTON D.C. — U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement in honor of Women’s History Month and the historic anniversary of Jeannette Rankin’s entry into Congress: It was 100 years ago Saturday that Jeannette Rankin took her seat as the first woman elected to Congress, breaking up the ultimate all-male power club. […]

WASHINGTON D.C. — U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement after reports that Attorney General Jeff Sessions lied under oath to the Senate Judiciary Committee during his confirmation hearings regarding meetings and conversations with a top Russian official: “America’s top law enforcement official can’t perjure himself before the United States Senate and […]

WASHINGTON D.C. — U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s reported budget blueprint, which would deliver severe cuts to services that hard-working American families need: “The budget request President Trump is reportedly proposing would kill any chance to make desperately needed investments in jobs, education and training that the […]

WASHINGTON D.C. — U. S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s mass deportation plan: “President Trump’s mass deportation plan is cruel, costly and dangerous, and it undermines America’s long-held values of due process and welcoming immigrants to our shores. The human toll will be immeasurable. It will tear apart […]